We’re not rubbing it in–it’s just that we’re proud.

We know our editors are amazing in terms of their talents, taste and ability to prognosticate the commercial viability of a star; like they did with Foster the People, Kreayshawn, Frank Ocean and Tune-Yards last year.  And this year’s crop from the Rhapsody Radar is already making a substantial blip, with Billboard reporting that Elle Varner‘s “Perfectly Imperfect” is projected to sell between 25,000 and 30,000 copies, putting it top 10 territory and doubling expectations.

Listen to Elle and the other 25 rising stars here.